“May Thy Love shine forever on the sanctuary of my devotion. THE TEACHINGS Paramahansaji ~ "When I am gone the teachings will be the guru....Through the teachings you will be in tune with me and the great gurus who sent me." It grew quickly, and soon moved to a nice location in Ranchi given to him by a maharaja (nobleman). Awake: The Life of Yogananda Witness the great yogi’s own … SRF/YSS LESSONS, Articles A New Revelation of The Bhagavad Gita for the Modern World – Paramahansa Yogananda “A NEW SCRIPTURE IS BORN” – Yogananda’s BHAGAVAD GITA;… It would be wonderful if this article was only the first in a series with references where the full explanation of the points could be found. Ebooks library. He turned back to look at the man, and suddenly realized that the man was his guru. Kriya Yoga is a meditation technique that quickly accelerates one’s spiritual growth — though ancient, it was first made widely known by Yogananda in his autobiography. by Swami Satyananda Giri, recorded at the SRF Lake Shrine Temple on February 2, 2020. This talk delves into the idea that if we incorporate Paramahansa Yogananda’s instructions on the science of affirmation into our daily spiritual practice—as explained in Paramahansaji’s “how-to-live” teachings—we can bring about transformations of body and mind that utilize not only the potency of the subconscious but also the superconsciousness that exists within each one of us. Ananda is nothing but a covert Kriyanada worshipping community. It is SO GOOD for me to be reminded again and again of these joyful truths! The Yogananda Centre is based in Somerset West, South Africa and propagate the valuable teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda to sincere seekers of truth. Soon after his passing, Self-Realization Fellowship received a letter from the funeral home where Yogananda's body was being kept. Why revolutionary? Was he not needed in India more to alienate poverty and get rid of the caste system? “To attune with him, we should remember the importance of love; and the techniques of meditation he has given us, which will help us go inside to awaken that love; and finally we must learn to ‘give that love to all.’”. 7 Revolutionary Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Paramhansa Yogananda’s mission was to help usher the whole world, with greater understanding and spiritual insight, into Dwapara Yuga, … Now millions do so daily. While Guruji was the chosen vehicle for the 7 revolutionary teachings, we Really shouldn’t forget that the teaching were chiefly orchestrated by Babaji & Lahiri Mahasaya. Ananda is a worldwide movement to help you realize the joy of your own higher Self. Despite Kriyananda having no training in education and no degrees, the curriculum is based on his own books and writings on the subject. Seeking the protective shelter of the Divine is a choice we can all make, Swami Satyananda explains, just as we would choose to seek shelter from a storm. Paramahansa Yogananda (1990). 7. “To reveal the complete harmony and basic oneness of original Christianity as taught by JESUS CHRIST and original Yoga as taught by BHAGAVAN KRISHNA; and to show that these principles of truth are the common scientific foundation of all true religions. Receive a simple meditation technique, as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda — and learn how to sit comfortably and how to create a regular practice. Dear Nayaswai Jyotish Ji, Happy New year :) Thank you for the article. registration. Yogananda’s educational system would include a spiritual and moral education, as well as a secular one. Ananda Course in Self-Realization, created by J. Donald Walters. He was named Mukunda Lal Ghosh, and was the fourth of eight children. In 1946, Paramhansa Yogananda wrote his best-selling spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi. Includes directives that members should seek permission from a special comittee of community leaders before marrying, changing jobs, or even having children. We don’t need to leave the world. Yogananda taught the techniques of Kriya Yoga and the Energization Exercises to help us gain this control. It can be learned from Ananda Sangha and other groups and in fact represents an entire way of life. Help share Yogananda’s teachings of yoga and meditation everywhere. Author of the best-selling spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, this … She provides insight into the deep underlying reasons for the current difficulties in the world situation, along with uplifting counsel to help us to connect with the Inner Source of security and reassurance. Because as this site shows Kriyananda is a dishonorable, abusive person and also an unsuccessful one. It is things like this that turn a beautiful thing like Yogananda’s teachings and morph it into the Kriyananda/Ananda cult. Walters/Kriyananda threw it out and instead the entire Sunday Service consists of parts only written by Kriyananda. This talk was recorded at the Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters in Los Angeles. Purification Ceremony, created by J. Donald Walters. SRF sannyasi Swami Bhumananda shares insights into the concept that this world in which we live is—in an ultimate sense—a cosmic motion picture. Ananda is a global spiritual movement, based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, who showed how everyone can realize God in their daily lives as a tangible, loving reality. This talk was given at the 2014 SRF World Convocation in Los Angeles. 1. When he arrived in Boston in 1920, he spoke at the International Congress for Religious Liberals, and soon had many followers. var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":false}; Do you have an inspiring story about how Paramhansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi  has impacted your life? Only God exists. “To point out the one divine highway to which all paths of true religious beliefs eventually lead: the highway of daily, scientific, devotional meditation on God.”, ~~excerpt from ‘Aims and Ideals’ set forth by Paramahansa Yogananda, ORIGIN and EVOLUTION of the SRF/YSS Lessons ~ Self-Realization Fellowship, “Every student should be connected with Self-Realization Headquarters directly by taking the SRF lessons” ~ Paramahansaji, The Final Years ~ Completing the Writings; Revision of Earlier Works, Mrinalini Mata, Paramahansaji’s 1948 Great Samadhi, Completing His Writings ~~ Daya Mataji, The Power of Yogananda’s SRF Lessons~ Bro. He often said that the true altar is not in any church, but in our central nervous system. SRF/YSS sannyasi Swami Vishwananda discusses how we can more quickly and effectively achieve the ultimate goal of human life—Self-realization, oneness with the bliss of God—by understanding what devotion truly is and practising it daily as we learn to “live in the moment.” “I’m not using ‘moment’ as a measure of time,” Swami Vishwananda explains, “but rather as our awareness of God’s presence now.” This talk shows how it is possible—and very practical—to gain an understanding of God’s omnipresence, not as an abstract idea, but as the foundation of our reality.